Native Americans recall torture, hatred at boarding schools


              The ruins of a building that was part of a Native American boarding school on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in Mission, S.D., are seen on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Former students described mistreatment they received at the school, during a "Road to Healing" event led by U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
            
              Students from Rosebud Elementary School perform in a drum circle during a meeting about abusive conditions at Native American boarding schools at Sinte Gleska University on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in Mission, S.D., Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Elders from the tribe recalled how the schools sought to stamp out their tribal identity. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
            
              Ruby Left Hand Bull Sanchez, left, points to a photo of the Native American boarding school she was forced to attend, as her daughter Candice Left Hand Bull Vigil looks on at Sinte Gleska University on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in Mission, S.D., Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
            
              Ruby Left Hand Bull Sanchez holds a binder featuring a photo of the Native American boarding school she attended as a child on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in Mission, S.D., Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
            
              Rosalie Whirlwind Soldier talks about the abuse she suffered at a Native American boarding school on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in Mission, S.D., Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Whirlwind Soldier recalled being locked in a basement at the school for weeks as a punishment. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
            
              Russell Eagle Bear, with the Rosebud Sioux Reservation Tribal Council, talks to U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland during a meeting about Native American boarding schools at Sinte Gleska University in Mission, S.D., Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Haaland has been holding events across the nation to shed light on the abuse suffered by many Native American children forced to attend the government-backed schools. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
Native Americans recall torture, hatred at boarding schools